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Rye Beach
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Ocean House Ca. 1885
Map showing the location of Rye Beach
Map showing the location of Rye Beach
Location Rye, New Hampshire
Coordinates 42°58′36″N 70°45′55″W / 42.97667°N 70.76528°W / 42.97667; -70.76528 (Rye Beach)Coordinates: 42°58′36″N 70°45′55″W / 42.97667°N 70.76528°W / 42.97667; -70.76528 (Rye Beach)
Length .5 miles (0.80 km)
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Rye Beach is an unincorporated community along the Atlantic Ocean in Rye, New Hampshire, United States. It is located along New Hampshire Route 1A near the southern border of the town of Rye, directly south of Jenness State Beach and north of Little Boar's Head (in the neighboring town of North Hampton). Rye Beach has a separate ZIP code (03871) from the rest of the town of Rye.

The Ocean House, built in 1844, was owned by Job Jenness. The hostelry was financed by Stacy Nudd. It started out small and eventually reached four stories, with accommodations for 250 guests.

Originally known as the Philbrick Hotel by John Colby Philbrick in 1865. A visit by Admiral David Farragut caused the building to be coined "Farragut House".

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